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Nov 20 2008

Environment Variables and SSH

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Very few environment variables are defined when connecting to a remote host with an SSH authorized key.   # ssh localhost env SHELL=/bin/bash SSH_CLIENT= 53816 22 USER=dave MAIL=/var/mail/dave PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games PWD=/home/dave LANG=en_US.UTF-8 SHLVL=1 HOME=/home/dave LOGNAME=dave SSH_CONNECTION= 53816 22 _=/usr/bin/env   To run a program calling libs from an unusual location, we’d need to redefine the […]

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